"Project Empire" was a world first 4x4 build and a project that we are really humbled to have worked on.  This was of our first Troop Carrier combined with Marks 4WD Portal Axle & the Alu-Cab Hercules Roof Conversion.  One that inspired us to build our very own Troop Carrier.


  • Toyota Landcruiser VDJ78 Troop Carrier GXL
  • Alu-Cab Hercules Roof Conversion
  • Alu-Cab 270 Awning
  • Marks 4WD Adaptors Portal Axles
  • Ironman 4x4 Suspension
  • Ironman 4x4 12'000lp Monster winch
  • Stedi XPro driving lights
  • ATD Customs Portal Safari Bar
  • ATD Customs side steps
  • GME Xrs Connect UHF
  • Nitto Tyres Trail Grapplers
  • Pro Comp 74 Trilogy Alloys
  • Marks 4wd bonnet strut kit
  • Redarc DCDC Dual Battery System
  • Couplertec Rustproofing Heavy Duty Rust Proofing system
  • John Thorburn & Sons water tank
  • Vehicle wrap by iStyle Studio Brisbane
  • Underbody Sound-deadening by Second Chance restorations Toowoomba

The ultimate set up for any die-hard 4x4 enthusiast.


Photography & Videography: @tannersmithvideography